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As I was getting reading the other morning for work, Charles came in shaking his head. “All of your gun stuff is all over the condo! Sheesh. What a mess!” I realized he was right. I had my AR15 with (unloaded) magazine on a stool by the window for dry firing practice. I had my… Read more »

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This was my first time shooting an MP5, a fully automatic sub machine gun. This one shot a 9mm cartridge normally associated with a pistol. It did not have much of a kick at all. Our first paper target was a generic figure with the A portion in the middle. I knew not to just… Read more »

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Shooting does not come without its share of hazards. One of which is flying brass. When a gun shoots, it ejects brass shells. Very hot brass shells. When in competition during the rapid fires there is a long line of shooters only 2-3 feet apart. The person to my left has his brass flying out… Read more »

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These things are HUGE! They have to be! Image being 600 YARDS away. 6 football fields! That is me standing next to one pulled down in to the pits. As big as the entire target frame is, please notice that the x ring is still the size of a salad plate. That little white disc… Read more »

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Well, they keep calling me! That is a good sign. In fact this week I was sent a confidentiality agreement to sign. They said this does not mean I am chosen yet but that I am a “favorite”. An even better sign! It is starting to settle in a bit that this might actually happen…. Read more »

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Today I am showing you my AR15, also known as an M16. I have this sticker on the stock that Charles found for me. He thought it fit who I am perfectly and put it on the stock. From that sticker came about my profile image of the retro sexy gal holding the AR. My… Read more »

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I thought I should “show and tell” my two rifles that I compete with up close. Today I am showing you the Bolt Action I use for long range. Her name is Sabrina. Sleek and sexy. Yet she can kick your butt! This was made by Jim Cloward from N. Seattle. He is known far… Read more »

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I keep mentioning all of the different disciplines of shooting and their respective competitions. There are tons! With each gun type there are at least a dozen niches of competitions. Personally I think each one is interesting, fun and challenging. The odd thing is, there sometimes is a bias mindset or kind of prejudice within… Read more »

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I think I chose the most difficult shooting discipline for the ability to practice. With my Palma (long range rifle) I have matches as far as 1000 yards away. In Washington there are only 2 ranges with 1000 yard points. One of which is Fort Lewis and civilians have been locked out of their since… Read more »